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donovan. >> i'm brooke thomas. hope you are having good one out there today. it is 5:59, almost 6:00. meisha, here with weather and traffic. >> happy monday. traffic looking goodment obviously starting to heat up pushing into the 6:00 hour. people are asking: when is the rain going to hit the roadways? >> every single day. >> i know. >> i'm not giving you the evil eye. >> thank you. please don't kill the messenger on this one. >> that's terrible. >> i know, it is not awesome, you know, at least your allergies have been awesome, jim, not bothering you as much, you have wet weather rolling through. storm scan isn't completely covered in rain right now, i mean, do you have some showers, all very, very scat nerds nature, lehigh valley, northampton county, you know, we are watching some of the showers push in right now. but that said, any time today you can see spotty shower, maybe even thunderstorm. looking at the severe threat, if you plan to travel southwest, maybe you have got day trip planned to dc or something like that, we actually sit in a slight risk
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through portions of delaware, southwest new jersey at this point for scattered thunderstorms and heavy downpours, gusty win, and marginal risk for stronger storms to erupt over chester, delco, philadelphia count ills. soap, that said, today's going to be one of those just unsettled days. it is not a wash out casino of like yesterday was, but certainly not press teen, either. upper 40's the current temperature at both philadelphia international airport, as well as atlantic city, at 42 degrees, up in mount pocono, with pretty good consistency with the area temperatures even in the most remote suburbs. but, we do still at least have chance to warm it up to 70 degrees today in the city. that said, i do think you'll see at least some sunshine, but, you will also have to dodge some additional showers, maybe thunderstorm like we said, that's really any time. so it is not ideal, meisha, but also not horrible. >> right. >> it is sort of those nothing we can do about it anyway. may as well make the best of it. >> very good point. >> thanks, katie. good morning, everyone, happy monday to you. here is a look at the schuylkill eastbound past 202,
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this is what you are looking at, certainly starting to heat up in this area, both moving in the eastbound and westbound sides. we can expect it on the schuylkill basically any monday it will get busy push willing into the 6:00 hour. ben franklin bridge, totally back out of the way, so you can really see this, you can see that fog in the air. that's going to give you some visibility issues, moving in the westbound direction though from jersey over the ben franklin bridge, actually looking pretty good. we look at the vine, getting real busy specially moving in the westbound direction of the vine, trying to exit on the schuylkill, also the eastbound side actually looking pretty good. it is the westbound side i have my eye on. just hitting the vine any time soon, just know that the vine certainly starting to heat up now. construction south broad street repaving between oregon avenue and 95. 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., also, seven p.m. to 6:00 a.m., weekdays until may 20th, almost through the entire month of may. i'll be tweet that out to you as well, jim, over to you. >> thanks so. atlantic city mayor is about to make his toughest decision yet. >> he has to choose between paying off a bond, or becoming the first municipality in the state to default since the
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great depression. "eyewitness news" reporter jan carabeo live on the boardwalk, jan? >> reporter: brooke, jim, good morning, that's right. atlantic city would become the first municipality here in new jersey since fort lee to default. that happened back in 1938. that borough went onto declare bankruptcy later late that year. here in atlantic city this is the issue, $1.8 million bond payment is due today. but the mayor is uncertain if the city has the money to cover that payment, and continue to pay for city services, so his decision, expected to be announced at 11:00 today. >> if atlantic city default on its bonds it, would be the first new jersey municipality to do so in 78 years, and it, could impact the entire state. because in atlantic city default could hurt new jersey's credit rating. now atlantic city bond payment was tech neckly due on sunday, but the city gets extra day since the due date fell on weakenment and today, the city is expected to receive it next tax payments.
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but mayor don guardian says it is unclear if that will provide enough cash to cover what's due. this latest predicament comes as state leaders continue to argue over plans to help atlantic city avoid bankruptcy, the state senate has passed a take over plan supported by governor chris christie, but democratic assembly speaker vincent preateo has refused to put it up for vote in that chamber partly because it would allow the state to break union contract of the preateo induced his own plan that would give the city two years to fix its issues before the take-overtakes effect. >> in 20144 casinos closed along the board walk here in ac, the mayor said that swept away 70% of the tax revenue here in atlantic city. we'll continue to follow this story. again, big decision being made at 11:00 a.m. for now, reporting live in atlantic city, jan carabeo, cbs-3, "eyewitness news", jim, brooke, back to you. >> thanks a lot, jan. happening today former penn state assistant football coach jerry sandusky trunk center
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county courtroom. he want a new trial. on 45 count every child sex abuse, jury convicted sandusky in 2012. he is serving sentence of 40 to 60 years in prison, sandusky's attorneys are expected to argue that he did not get a fair trial. >> jury selection is set to begin today in the federal corruption trial of us congressman chaka fattah. fattah lost primary battle last week to state representative dwight evans. it is fattah's first election lost in more than two decades, accused of excepting bribes and miss ewing "action cam" pain funds and charitable foundations. jury selection could take about two weeks. baby girl fighting another life after violent crash in east falls killed a young boy, and also hurt seven others. police say a car with seven people inside crossed the center line on henry avenue yesterday and was hit by another car with two people inside. two kids in the first car were thrown from the back window. passerbys stopped by to help including two off duty police officers. >> both of those officers
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stopped and rendered assistance to the patient. one actually went with the mid i can unit while working with one of the children. >> infant girl in critical condition. the rest of the victims are stable. investigators are still working to determine a cause. they say alcohol was not a factor. scary moment for all involved when a car slammed into a pottstown home. only "eyewitness news" has this video of the teen driver being pulled from the car after the crash. the bmw ran into the front porch last night on wilson street. both people in the car were hurt. and no one inside the home was. investigators tell us eyewitnesses saw the car fishtailing on the wet road just before the crash. >> well may day turns into mayhem in downtown seattle, anti-captain lists light fireworks, through molotov cock tames at police officers, police made nine arrests, five hospitals went to the hospital. henry of cbs a affiliate tv was
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caught in the middle. as the anti-captain list protests got going, police set the tone, officer in riot gear blocked the marchers only after a block. >> really didn't give them any place but to stop. right now pinned. >> eventually the protesters turned around and made their way to downtown launching fireworks and smashing windows. >> authority is the only rule there is. and they are crushing us under their boots. >> soon the police lost patience, after sell role -- several officers were attack. they use blast balls, along with bikes, to chase the crowd down fourth avenue past the stadiums into the cosco parking lot. there the protesters were told to disband, and when they refused, several arrests were made. >> we've said all along we'll
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march around town with people all day long, as long as they're peaceful. and, unfortunately, once assaults started and once property damage started we took action. >> because of how restrictive seattle police were this year, we could see the protesters lashing out at everything and everyone. they even managed to go after people including spray painting me while doing live news coverage earlier on sunday. in seattle, cbs news. >> minneapolis judge will begin to decide what it do with prince's multi-million dollar estate today. you know, prince's sister tyka nelson filed paper last week saying the singer didn't have a will. will be divided among surviving siblings. stilted value of his estate is around 300 million, but that number is growing, with recent albumn sales. and i think he has 66 surviving siblings. >> lots of money. still ahead, more stories making headlines in this morning's local newspapers. >> historic voyage, why this
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cruise ship is sailing into the history books. >> and new health warning, just released this morning, playgrounds concussions are on the rise. the top two pieces of equipment that are sending children to the er most often. that's coming up. stay with us. >> ♪ >> ♪ >> this is my favorite rihanna song. >> all i know sim ' glad i brought my umbrella. >> we'll be right back. >> we'll be right back. >> ♪ eighty six million adults have a serious medical condition called prediabetes, but ninety percent don't know it. you may be one of them, and your risk of developing type 2 diabetes is higher. the good news is that you can prevent or delay diabetes. talk to your doctor about a simple blood test for prediabetes. sponsored by nacdd with support from
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>> welcome back everyone, 6:12. a crew a half century in the making. >> very historic trip on the high sees to cuba. carnival cruise ship caring more than 700 people left miami yesterday for havana. and to other cities. now, this is the first ship in 50 years to make this trip. many cuban born citizens were returning home for the first time. this crews will depart every other week from miami. that's amazing. >> and now is the time to go to cuba if you can get there before they, you know, build it up to the point that it looks like las vegas. at least that's the way i look at it. it is true. you know they'll come in there, swoop it, won't look like it does now. that is part of the charm of the islands. >> there tough. >> yes. >> take it from jim. >> i am your travel agent. are you on mars? i see the dirt piles.
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>> where did you go? >> i know, i know, you guys always get confused by the background, it is just a background, this is really just to show you once more, guys, we do sit in a rainfall deficit. do still night rain. that's one thing to consider, when we are going into what looks to be pretty unsettled pattern in the next couple of days since march 1st we are still over 3 inches shy, 3 inches in deficit of rainfall. and really six out of the next seven days we'll likely have some rain to at least sort of scale back some, trim away at some of the deficit here. looking at the more region wide zoom, brunt of any wet weather is primarily confined through central and northern pennsylvania, and it does look like some of this will be rolling through our area, as women. not wash out by any stretch, but you will be eventually dealing and dodging with some showers and maybe even thunderstorm. now the further southwest you travel the more likely it is you run into few thunderstorm, that turn little locally strong, heavy downpours, gusty win, something we have to keep an eye on here throughout the course of the afternoon specially, but for now,
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visibility is pretty poor. it is damp, cool nothing more than spotty showers, i would say more than anything that xfactor is you what got in terms of visibility with the low clouds, low ceilings, dew point very close to the actual air temperatures, so please keep that in mine. you might be running into that, as you travel. now, that said throughout the rest of the day, spec we eventually hit 07. should see few breaks of sunshine as the day goes on, but, yes, every day, bridges a long with it something in the way of wet weather. umbrellas probably most required tuesday, thursday, but it is one every these spotty showers that roll on through. still outdoor plans in on handful of the days if you really want to. >> like we live in seattle. >> what it feels like, ya. you're right. >> trip to seattle. please don't say that. oh, my sister lives there. lord no. all right, well, yes, talking rain, whenever we are talking rain we have to talk about traffic, as well. right now most areas that we are looking at roadways still looking dry, we know that will change little bit. we do have accident out there.
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what you are being look at right now is the schuylkill westbound at gulph mills. pulled all the way off to the right. you can see, they are out there. whatever we have anyone out on foot you just want to use extra caution. not to mention the fact you will probably get little gaper delay since lost the far right lanas well. so right lane, the shoulder there, the boulevard taillights moving in the southbound direction, at the schuylkill here, looking good. i would actually say that right here actually looking pretty darn looking, once on the schuylkill, westbound at city avenue heating up little bit here. you can see westbound side, looking very busy, and also, when you lock just beyond those trees, kind of hard to see but when you see the headlights you know it is busy moving in the eastbound site as well. the schuylkill you are busy. give yourself extra time, i would highly rec doing so. delaware county, 452, look at this, look at that fog, letting you know you will have some major visibility issues out there this morning, jim, brooke, over to you. >> now for look at newspaper headlines, from across our region. >> the times of trenton report police searching foreman who
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fired a gun into group of people this weekend. one victim suffered gunshot wound to both of his legs. it happened saturday evening on the 500 block of clinton avenue. >> on the front page of the bucks county courier times, an ordinance proposed to tone down excess sieve noise, by limiting the use of all terrain vehicles, and motorized bikes on private property in northampton township. vote expected later this month. >> from the news journal of delaware, delaware transit corp. also known as dart is seeking federal funds to go buy six electric buses. if the us department of transportation approves the grant, ride coaster see the buses by late 2017. >> that's a look at some of the newspaper headlines from around the delaware valley. >> now, coming up: one of the latest trends in women's beauty t could save you money. but not everyone is ready to embrace it. >> that's crazy, ya, no, maybe buying like used underwear. >> i'll explain what it is, and let you know why some experts are concerned in this morning's "3 on your side" consumer report. >> plus, some student in our area could see a big change in
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their routine. we'll show you the effort underway to start school later and the health reasons why coming up.
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>> ladies love make up but hate high prices, we take look at growing internet trends that could save you some big money on your favorite brands. but, some say, it is risky business.
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>> when it comes to make up, there is variety. >> at the expensive, very expense. >> i thanks to the internet you can find deeply discounted make up but there is a catch. it is often used. >> that's a little alarming and strange, but of course i want to try it. >> cammed l ray talking about her first experience with glam, a website that buys and sells used cosmetics. >> it was really cool to buy something like this that i normally wouldn't be able to. >> sells make up 20% below retail. they purchase it from sellers with products, they don't like, or use, or want any more. the website accepts specific brands, that are at least half filled, and not expired. >> karen, glam bot founder says all containers carefully cleaned. >> we also remove like the top layer of the product.
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>> you can also buy discounted used products on other internet site, like nuabs. com. even get it on craigslist. but you won't find her buying it there. >> i would, no i would not do that. that's crazy. yes, no, that is me like buying used unaware. >> that's particularly horrible. yes, to buy from craigslist is astonishing. >> dermatologist karen handwriting away says saving money is never a good reason to buy used make up. >> absolutely not. >> why not? >> simply not smart. >> she says using un term products could cause a host of problems. >> we absolutely see pink eye. we see abscess, then do you have drain. >> she says if you want to save, switch to more affordable brands, like you might finds at your local drug store. >> often times they're just as good, sometimes they're not, sometimes the pigments aren't as good. but i feel certain that you can find a make up that is new, and appropriate, and safe
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that you don't have to find it. >> katie is breaking out in hives. >> she said pink eye, that's trigger word for me. there are so many drug store brands, actually really good quality and really, really cover girl, still real good quality. so make up expense, if you can't afford it, there are lots of, just go on line, search the one you want, and put dupe next to it, google, you will find so many drug store brands very similar. >> i knew you didn't use used make up. >> look, avenue collection. it will blow you away. >> still ahead in the health watch, the playground equipment being blamed for sending more children to the er, with concussions. it is a good store. >> i plus, starbucks sued over ice cubes. could cost the coffee giant millions. katy? >> oh, my. well, we looking ahead to unfortunately somewhat of dreary outlook here yet again.
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are we expect to go finally see the sun return any time soon? i'll have the answer for you coming up.
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growth. preemies fed mostly breast milk, bigger cortex, part of the brain associated with doing anythings. a monkey bar alert for you. in a study just published this morning, in pediatrics, more children are ending up in the e.r. from playgrounds accidents. trauma attic brain injuries have jumped since 2005, monkey bars, swings, most often involved in more than half the children treated, between five and nine years old. well, you may want to pick up lottery ticket the next powerball jackpot will be worth more than $348 million. that drawing is this wednesday, no one matched the numbers saturday night, which means, the jackpot just keeps growing. you can play powerball in pennsylvania, new jersey, delaware, and 41 other state. >> coming up in the next half hour of "eyewitness news", the presidential candidates are trading jabs ahead of tomorrow's primaries, and in indianna. >> plus at least 175 firefighters battled this inferno that destroyed historic church in new york city. they stay could have been even
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more tragic if the fire broke out just hours earlier. we'll explain why. justin? >> and, jim, studies show that student need more sleep. i'm justin finch, coming up: how new jersey tonight is holding a forum, that would consider pushing a school start time back. >> all right, you guys, we've got an accident on the schuylkill, downed wires, in hat feel, and update to mass transit. all of the updates coming up. first, we'll take a quick break, stay right where you
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dear fellow citizen,
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time spent with my son really makes me appreciate "the now". but i also have to plan for my family's future. and that means taking on debt. in a smart way. like my mortgage - it's working for me. and if he needs a college loan down the road, that'll be worth it too. it's all about having a strategy, that fits your life. so, if you have a question about how to make debt work for you, ask me. sincerely, brandon heaven fellow dad and fellow citizen. this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news" this morning. >> if you are looking for the sun this week, let us know where you find it. because you can't even see the top of the skyline this morning, under all of this fog. >> katie is tracking wet werth along the week, and which will be the driest day of the week. don't know if we will be seeing any of them. good morning, everyone, i'm jim donovan.
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>> i'm brooke thomas. 6:30, time to get you caught up. here is what you need to know today in your morning minute. >> $1.8 million bond payment is due today. but the mayor hearsays, it is uncertain if the city has the necessary money to pay that bill. >> baby girl remains this critical condition after a crash in east falls, killed a young boy and hurt seven others. >> campaign 2016 centers on indianna which holds its primary tomorrow. >> look at these guys i am running against. they are hanging by their fingernails. >> hateful talk about immigrant, muslims, about women, i mean, enough, enough, that's not what we are. >> bernie, you look like a million bucks, or to put it in terms, you look line 37,000 donations of $27 each effort. >> i just have two more words to say. obama out.
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>> certainly an ends to an era, president obama's finest performance at the annual white horse correspondence dinner. >> yes, he took a little cue from kobe bryant there. that was god stuff. now, a check on the forecast, katie, lot of rain? >> lots of rain, and at the moment the biggest issue, brooke, actually the fog. you can see it, we showed it to you in "skycam 3" a moment ago, also behind me, still pretty low cloud deck out there, and that's essentially a region wide issue. so, let's take a look at one of the field cameras, that's where we start thing off here. this is outside burnville area where you have got a baseball diamond here in the distance, but yes, the whole region there, just shrouded in that very low-lying cloud deck. at the moment storm scan also pretty active at the more wide zoom here. you can see up through up-state new york, great lakes region, central pa included here, some pretty steady rainment some of this will be paying us little glancing blow
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here before the day is all said and done. you will see at least a little bit of sunshine here today. don't necessarily bank on dry one. scatter showers in the forecast, perhaps thunderstorm, specially any thunderstorms firing up this afternoon. current temperature readings definitely wanting jacket for sure. you are into the 40's, essentially region wide, in the low 50's at least through dover, wildwood, at this hour. as the day progresses we should still have the chance to actually rebounds to near 70. that's where we should be on this particular day of the year. but again, yes, little bit of variety pack forecast for you expecting some clouds, at least limited sunshine, but also, damp conditions throughout the day, a shower here, maybe pocket of steady rain there, and also likely a thunderstorm firing up at some point here today lock like afternoon the best chance for that to take place. eventually dodge steady rain as the show progresses, we send it into you. >> thank you so much for that, good morning, ham my dan --
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monday. accident cleared, schuylkill, past gulph mills, belonging the right lane. now you can see it is all back to normal. looking good although we are starting to see obviously levels build at this point. evidence hereby 95 south at cottman, coming around the s curve little brake lights every now and then but overall things holding i would say somewhat steady. but certainly starting to heat up far cry from what we saw even 30 minute ago. blue route before the schuylkill, another area starting to see it heat up, overall giving you look outside. what you are looking at, looking okay. just thinking about hitting the roadways right now, that's the good news, no accident out there, to report, where we had earlier accident, that cleared, then we still have some downed wires here, downed pole, in hatfield, copper road closed 40-foot road. use alternate, best bet is main street or welsh rd. to get around that. and also, in the world of mass transit, ac rail line is bussing because of bridge repairs on that area, and look at these date, april 30th to may six, also may 14th, to may 20th, and i'll be tweeting
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this out as well, check your schedules on line, jim, brooke, over to you. >> thanks a lot, meisha a how does later start to the school day sounds? tonight parents in new jersey get to weigh in on the very proposal. >> justin fin itch live in pensauken with more on what's behind this idea, justin? >> good morning, new jersey state officials acting on research showing that student mayfair better by sleeping in. of course, many of us would. the earliest time they are now considering in that forum tonight will be 8:30 a.m. will impact middle and high school student edge also the state pass, actually plan this, after passing a measure on this issue, last year. point to research for the american academy of pediatrics, which recommends that student start their days at 8:30 armor later. and the national sleep foundation also finds that teens and between need about nine hours of sleep per night.
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right now most are just averaging seven hours, now, experts say lost sleep not only impact grades, but also decision-making in and out of class. we also spoke to a newly retired camden county teacher, he says, the hardest part will be getting kids to sleep. no matter when they start school. >> kids come in exhausted. they're not motivated when they're tired, i mean, address the food issue by providing breakfast tore them now, big difference. but if they don't get enough sleep, they don't put down the video games, you know, turnoff the computer, they're not going to get the sleep that they need. >> leave it to a teacher who tell it how it is. he is speaking truth. they are saying student need rest all around, no matter when they start school, the key will be getting them to bed. now, that forum begins 4:00 this afternoon, goes to 7:00 at camden county college's blackwood campus. they also have meetings set for central and northern new
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jersey this week, and next week. brooke, jim, back into you. >> thank so much, justin. >> happening today, atlantic city mayor don guardian will announce the sitly meet deadline for $1.8 million bond payment. if not, it willit, will becomee first new jersey municipality to default since 1938. the announcement scheduled for 11:00 this morning comes as state lawmakers consider plans to help atlantic city avoid bankruptcy. >> the investigation continues into the beating death after delaware teenager, family, friends, gather to say good-bye. funeral services were held last night, in wilmington, for 16 year old amy joyner francis. she died from injuries suffered during assault, inside howard high school of technology. classmates and teachers were among those paying their respects. >> i came out today to show my respect to the family. ii don't condone what happened in my school. but i want to show my family that their family that i care. >> she is a great person. and the kids are great. and i just hope the guilty
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will be punished. >> three girls were suspended for their alleged role in the fight. police say they expect to file charges. but the investigation into joyner-francis' death is ongoing. >> presidential contend remembers making final push in indianna which holds its primary tomorrow. hena daniels explains why the hoosier state is crucial for the candidates. >> donald trump continues to paint himself as the eventual gop nominee. mocking his rival chances at a campaign event in indianna sunday night. >> look at these guys that i'm running against. now they are hanging by their fingernails. they are just like barely hanging on. >> a trump win here would put him even closer to clinching the republican nomination ahead of the summer convention. trailing trump by 15-point in the state, rival ted cruz is counting on indianna voters to stop that from happening. >> i believe in the men and women gathered here that we will not give in to evil. >> identifying the general election, hillary clinton
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courted african-americans at naacp dinner detroit yesterday. >> it is about -- versus division, compassion versus selfishness, and love versus hate. >> clinton is 90% on the way to clinch her party's nomination. but fate is a bitter fight in indianna against rival, bernie sanders. >> looks to me like we're going to win here on tuesday. >> polls indicate the vermont senator within striking distance of winning the democratic primary in indianna tomorrow. hena daniels, for cbs-3, "eyewitness news". in other news, raging fire guts historic church in new york sit, flames ripped through the roof of the syrian orthodox cathedral last night, had just celebrated orthodox easter earlier in the day. the fire reached four alarms before crews got handle on the flames.
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five people were hurt, including four firefighters. >> still ahead: president obama's oldest daughter not going to college right away. >> plus, a grand lawsuit for starbucks, what one angry customer claims she is getting in her cup instead of the coffee she ordered. you may have the same problem. pat? >> jim, while these sports world was focused on villanova basketball team and their championship run, another wildcat was making noise on the main line. meet the one they call big poppy, with the big fastball. that's coming up next. >> ♪ manic monday ♪ >> the bang recalls, annealed i but goody on this manic monday. >> love this song. >> stay with us.
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>> the ends of an era for ring
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brink brothers circus. >> the crowds cheered in rhode island last night, six elephants touring with the circus, say their final appearances. earlier in the day five elephant performed for the last time, in wilkes-barre, the animals are moving to the ringling's center for elephant conservation in florida. >> families all over the area are figuring out colleges for children. >> malea will attends harvard after taking a year off, called gap years, some service, travel, cultural exchange programs. meanwhile, school is impacting the obama's future plans in another way, as women. the family will stay in d.c. for two years, after the president leaves office, usually doesn't happen. but they're staying, so their youngest daughter, sasha, can finish high school. >> good for them. royal family is celebrating princess charlotte first birthday today. released these photos taken by the dutchess of cambridge, princess along with her
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brother, prince george, mom and dad, will celebrate the family's home in norfolk, glands. princess charlotte the fourth in line to the british thrown. >> their little faces look so much alike. >> and their moms really good photographer, i have to admit. so what's the weather going to be like for their, if they came over here for a birthday party? >> well, they have a little bit that far, classic london fog. >> feeling like people. >> i know. feel right at home. but, what we are finding out there, fog, as well as very damp conditions. and additional rounds of showers out there, once more today. which we walk you through. quick check in with the weather watch he network, central new jersey, start things offer here, 46 degrees comes in from ma from i raining fog out there, filtering in through the treetops, not right at the grounds level but definitely getting awfully close. we go to another one nearby 45 degrees from kenneth a lot of overcast out there, out in willingboro, and who ever took the sun, please return it, no questions asked. i love. that will eventually,
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kenneth, we'll see little sunshine, but will take us bit of time before that happens. let's go to one more, eileen sends in 46 degrees, out in the gilbertsville area saying yes, we really need the rain. it is making her grass go crazy because it is again looking at that good, the fact you have the rain, helps for the growth of any of the flowers, the grass, so yes, lawn mowers working over time it looks like as we move forward. now, here's what's up. basically, in a nutshell, guys, couple of disturbances, one right here, one back here, they both roll through the area. and bring with it some showers. or even few thunderstorms. now later today could be locally heavier thunderstorm that fires up. southwest of philadelphia, as this storm passes us by. additional rounds of showers on the way for tomorrow. and then we head into wednesday, there should be at least little break in the action. as we head in toward the tail end of the week, there will be additional showers to dodge. so basically every single day here. does feature some wet weather. of this forecast, i would say, tuesday, is a good day to pack
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the umbrella, thursday is a good day to pack the umbrella otherwise pretty scattered variety of showers and/or thunderstorms. by the upcoming weekend we start to rebounds on thermometer, too, meisha, over to you. >> kate, thank you so. good morning, everybody. looks like we've got some i can use here, accident 422 eastbound before trooper, that left lane is block, what you are looking at right now, casino of zoom the camera around, looking at some of those backups. this will slow you down, before trooper, knotts not zoom in right now, but looks like a mess. if you can avoid this area, right now, you certainly want tonight i'll let you know this does clear. but right now, it is very slow moving, i'm hoping while i'm talking about it they'll flip it around. doesn't look like it, and not the denim ' looking at. more like a disable pulled off to the shoulder. new jersey 42 freeway at creek road, what you are looking at, fairily busy there, ben franklin bridge, beautiful shot of the ben franklin bridge, but look at how foggy that, this is, letting you
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know you certainly will have slow downs because of visibility issues this morning, as well, accident in berwyn here, lancaster avenue route 30 closed at main avenue. you have to use alternate. kind of -- connestoga road best bet headed out there right now. a lot of this is happening, a, we have a lot of vehicles hitting roadways, b, do you have again visibility issues in some areas starting to get slick when the rain comes n so overall give yourself couple every extra minutes, jim, brooke, back to you. >> the clock running out for sports authority. >> the sporting goods retailers claims to liquidated all 450 stores and close them in the months ahead. this includes several stores in the philadelphia region. you know, sport authority filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection back in march. >> meanwhile, illinois woman suing starbucks, for putting in too much ice and not enough coffee. the class action lawsuit claims customers who order a vente drink paying for 24 ounces of version, but colver seans ice takes up 10 ounces.
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seeking $5 million in damages. starbucks calls the lawsuit absurd. time 6:48. a lot coming up on cbs this morning. >> charlie roads joins us live with a preview. good morning, charlie. >> good morning. covering deadly flooding from louisianna. prisoner kenneth bay opens up about his time in a labor camp and he tells us why views it as a blessing. also this, the biggest ever transfers of animals in captivity. south african sanctuary where 33 rescued lions were delivered. and closer look at bmw's plan to allow some owners to rent out their cars when they are not using them. all of that and more. news back in the morning. see in you about ten minutes. >> sounds interesting, we will be watching, charlie. >> just last month, all eyes were on the villanova wildcats on their march to the basketball championship. >> basketball isn't the only sport on campus. the national champs aren't l only great athlete. pat gallen here tonight deuce
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to you another superstar wildcats this one on the softball diamond. >> she is pretty good. lovers it when you call her big poppy. after all that's her twitter handle. she may not hit like the real big poppy, villanova senior softball star kate poppy has earned that nickname with her dominance on the mound. >> out on the main line, resides a machine, a strikeout machine. while the sports world was busy paying attention to the villanova wildcats run through the ncaa tournament, another wildcat has been tearing it up. kate popsie her name. senior is one of the best pitchers in the country. >> unlike any other. the girls are like, you know, all coming together for my senior year, and it has been so fun. >> it is easy to have fun when you have thrown four, yes, four no-hitters in your career, including one on april 20th. >> it is all a lot of luck that goes into it, and a lot of great defense behind me. so -- >> do you realize at the time one of those things, ya, i
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kind of glow yes, i always know, it is terrible. >> no. >> freaking out the whole game. >> she is just obsessed with the game. she is successful with pretty much everything she does in life. >> in addition to the four no hitters, she also reached 900, 900 career strikeouts, that is, which ranks second in the nation among all active pitchers. how does she do it? >> i get some rock backs to get my momentum going, drive forward, open my hips and my shoulders, snap of the hip. follow through. >> oh, the windmill, that's right. >> oh. wow. you're a pro. >> boom. >> now the hard part. trying to hit one. >> oh, oh. >> i'm -- >> oh, i know what see doing.
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>> that was right down the middle. oh. >> got him on the change. >> oh. >> hey. >> i'm done. i'm done. i did it. did i it. the bishop shanahan high school product has been destroying the competition since way back when as a freshman at shanahan, poppy was throwing her fastball in the low to mid 60s, which her coach maria said is extremely rare. and for the last four years at nova she has continued her dominance, although, sadly, hero lust tree us career is coming to a close this spring, but what a career it has been. what an arm. yes, almost hit me right in the head. back he off her plate and it work. cards me. >> make sure your insurance up-to-date. be nice to your co-workers who ran the broad street run yesterday. a lot of them will be sore this morning after braving the cold, wet weather, for the 10-mile trek. >> the race stretched from broad and fish nerve olney all the way to the navy yard in south philly. 40,000 runners came prepared
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wearing ponchos, trash bags, just trying it stay dry. but, for one runner, this year's race was extra special. >> i love with you all my heart. will you marry me? >> i didn't know. i had no idea. he really surprised me. >> newly engaged couple met in college. no details on wedding date just yetment we'll give them a couple of days. >> congratulations to the happy cple. we will be right back with three things you need to know before go. >> it is three to go next. look, i know you're a cow and all. and you may not know what i'm talking about,
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>> as you head out the door here is what you need to go. three to go. we will find out if atlantic sitly default on $1.8 million bonds payment the state schmidt dollars and governor christie. >> jerry sandusky will be in court today. lawyers for the former assistant football coach will be asking the judge for a new trial. >> jury selections begins today in the federal corruption trial of congressman chaka fattah, accused of misusing campaign funds, charitable grants, and bribes. fattah insists he's innocent. >> that's three to go. philadelphia police taking dramatic new approach to diffuse potentially deadly confrontations. >> this is the first ever reality based training for
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philadelphia police officers. the goal is to help them make decision that is could save lives on the street. >> we don't lose any officers, and we don't lose any civilians unnecessarily. >> show me your hand. >> cbs-3's walt hunter takes you inside a ground breaking new effort to teach officers thousand protect themselves and others by learning new methods to decrease violence, you won't want to miss his exclusive report tonight on cbs-3 "eyewitness news" at 11:00. >> looks interesting, now, a last check on weather and traffic. >> yes, and as far as the weather goes still again little bit of uphill battle. here, trying to find the sunshine, we just unsettled weather looks like the next few days at least, beach patrol headquarters not looking like beach day watch looks to be some angry waves up on the lapping up on the shore line, there as well as low-lying cloud cover. and also going to see some scattered showers perhaps thunderstorm, at some point here today. temperatures are at least very spring like the next few days, but the next few days, meisha, a still looking a little un
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settle. >> katie, thank you so much. accident here, 422 eastbound before trooper pulled off to the shoulder now easing little tension what we were seeing, take a look, accident 309 north at paper mill road. blocking two left lanes, and the shoulder, making you squeeze by on one lane only. very slow there. also, accident in berwyn, lancaster avenue at main street, closed right now, because that accident you will have to use alternate, connestoga road your best bet. >> thank you so much, meisha a cbs-3 is proud to. support susan g. komen, join the "eyewitness news" team this sunday morning. >> walk or run with our team just bye registering at cbsphilly.com/cure. our entire morning team will be there, and everyone who registers to walk or run with team cbs-3 will get a special member tiff t-shirt. we hope to see you there sunday. >> next on cbs this morning, former north korean prisoner discusses his time in labor camp and why he views it as a blessing. >> and remember to join us bright and early, dark and
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